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2 1 2 days ago
Hello I am suffering from stomachache from last 22 days along with back pain...and the pain suddenly starts n suddenly stomachache started by a vomiting and from last 3 days I m also feeling very much tired n also sleepless nights. Also I m not feeling like to eat something now...there...
2 1 2 days ago
Hi, I accidentally pricked my thumb last week with my other half’s used insulin needle. He doesn’t have any disease but I am now worried that I could become unwell with something nasty like HIV OR HEP B. I didn’t think much of it at the time but now I’m starting to worry.
2 1 3 days ago
My daughter had gotten sore throat, fever with chills, severe headache and backache symptoms started Monday this week. Went to the doctor on Tuesday, they did a rapid strep culture. It was negative. She has been in bed since. They sent it off to the extende culture. Called me today and said it...
2 1 3 days ago
Out of no where today I sneezed I bet 75 times in 45 mins and at least 7 times an hr ever since and that was 12 hors ago and my nose is literally dripping water so bad I plug them with TP to keep from flooding the place. What can cause this and is it harmful
2 1 Wed, 23 Jan 2019
Our daughter was in the hospital in April for septic Pneumonia and several other issues due to pneumonia since then we keep getting better then running a low grade fever once the beginning of bronchitis now antibiotic again. She has always been very healthy before this what type of infection...
2 1 Wed, 26 Dec 2018
UI have been put on stieroids and bactrim twice in the last four months for a respiratory issue. They also put me on a daily inhaler and a rescue inhaler if needed. Haven t needed the last two. However, my tongue has turned blackish. Is this a sign of a thrush infection? If so, what is the usual...
2 1 Tue, 11 Dec 2018
My mom has shingles, was given a RX of Acyclovir 800 mg to take 5 times per day. The medicine caused nausea (vomiting and diarrhea), dropped her potassium, electrolytes and sodium levels and landed her is ICU for days. Are there any other prescriptions for shingles that can help her without...
2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
I had a finger infection from ingrown fingernail. it was so bad they had to remove entire nail. they put me on Keflex for 10 days (500mg every 6 hours). it seemed to be doing ok but I noticed it was swelling and red. now it hurts into bone and knuckle. and pain upon flexing of finger. do I need...
2 1 Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Hello, I have a question concerning walking pneumonia. My husband has it, and I am concerned about getting it. We have children also, and I certainly cannot afford to! He began antibiotics tonight, so what else should I do to ensure his recovery and that I do not contract this?
12 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
I went to the hospital because I crashed with my car , and they did a full scan to my body to see my chest and in the random finds , they say that I have this three things , 1.Spotted three nodules in the lower lobe,probably granuloma . 2.Incidentally bladder 1,5 cm diaphragmatic fate in the...
12 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Hi, I am 32weeks pregnant & got diagnosed with bad SPD a week ago. i also got admitted into hospital After having some abdominal pains & a positive FFN ( 1/3 chance of going into labour within 2weeks). i was given the course of steroids to accelerate my baby s lungs etc. I have got increased...
2 1 Tue, 6 Nov 2018
My husband has an infection, cellulitis on great toe and side of foot. Had shaking chills and temp 101.7 two days ago. He had groin pain on same side. Yesterday pcp started keflex 500mg four times a day. WBC: 15.7. Bld cultures not back. Foot looks less angry, fever gone after 24hrs. Now seeing a...
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
ecoli said they had this been in and out of the hospital for three months went to another hospital they have treated her with several antib. nothing worked then did another MRI and said it had went to her spine 3 and 5 verb. had formeda pocket did back surgury and said it had eaten the bones but...
3 2 Fri, 5 Oct 2018
Sir iam suffering with typhoid from a week and on medication,,, but feeling weak,, but since I have to return to my work soon,,,so wen I can recover completely from this illness,,,and plzzz can u suggest some medication to overcome this illness,,mine typhoid report was 1:80 thank u
3 2 Wed, 26 Sep 2018
I got bit by a spider on my forearm and it is swelled up and red. About an inch and a half long ways. Hard to the touch and pretty noticeable. My hand goes slightly numb. It is moderately painful when working the muscles but I can always feel it resting or not. Should I go to my family doc or...
2 1 Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Hello, my coworker was just diagnosed with influenza, we spent all day together yesterday in a training indoors...she sat next to me. Its early in the season so I didn t have flu shot. ..I have a cold right now, symptoms include nasal congestion, cough, runny nose.. . is there anything I should...
2 1 Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Yes, my 33 year old daughter has mono. We were with her, but did not share a cup, utensil, etc. she is not sneezing, coughing or have a fever. My daughter with a 1 year old is concerned about us being around him on his first birthday Saturday. Should we be concerned about carrying something to him!
2 1 Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Hi iv had anal itch after an unprotected sex with a new partner with discharge but my anal comes and goes it’s been going on for three months I got tested for herpes 1 and 2 chlamydia gonoreha hiv I did the testing at 12 weeks how and everything came back negative how accurate is my Hsv-1 Hsv-2...
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
for the past couple of weeks i have had a severe heat rash all over my neck and inner forearms and have been avoiding sun and heat and washed with coal tar soap and applied aloe vera gel . today I feel a chill with a slight pain like a fever on the surface of my inner arms .I wonder if that could...
2 1 Mon, 10 Sep 2018
This is Day 8 of running a fever ranges from 99.6-102.2. I have horrible body aches, my lymph nodes are sensitive to the touch and I am extremely exhuasted. I have chills multiple times throughout the day which causes even more discomfort in my body. When I take a deep breath I have horrible...
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